Mr. Hill earned a bachelor's degree in industrial arts with a minor in mathematics from Southwest Missouri State in 1952 after graduating from Excelsior Springs High School.
Curly Joe Harper died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. He was 63.
Mickie Jenkins of Columbia died Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. She was 88.
Mickie Jenkins worked as realtor for Mendenhall Realty, in Columbia Public Schools and at Buchroeder Jewelers.
Friends, teammates and coaches share their memories of Emily Ferguson, an MU sophomore and a graduate of Kirkwood High School.
Marie Magdalene Crenshaw of Columbia died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. She was 95.
Ms. Morrow studied abroad in New Zealand and graduated from MU with a biological science degree in 2010.
Ruth Buescher of Mesa, Ariz., formerly of Columbia, died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. She was 85.
Karen Jane Cox of Columbia died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at the age of 57.
James Vernon Lamb, 90, of Columbia died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012. He served in World War II as a medical corpsman. When he returned, he operated Lamb's Jewelry with his brother for 30 years as a gemologist and master watchmaker.
Clarence Richard Castleman, 69, of Hallsville died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012. His family will hold visitation from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at Memorial Funeral Home.
Dr. William B. Pingelton of Columbia died Monday, Dec. 3, 2012. He was 88.
Dr. Frank R. Dexheimer of Columbia died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012. He was 85.
Beulah Clemons described as giving, caring person involved in church and her children's activities.
Mr. Jonassen of Columbia died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, after a two-year-long battle with advanced stage lung cancer. He was 65.
J. Barton Boyle of Columbia died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012. He was 79.
Mrs. Waterbury lived in Paquin Tower where she had many friends. She was involved in the ceramics program and enjoyed playing dominoes and Wii Bowling with other residents.
Wilma Iris Via is remembered for her giving manner that touched people's hearts. She was 90.
In 1981, Dr. Ganjam accepted a job at MU where he was a professor of veterinary biomedical sciences